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    UsableNet Receives Diversity and Inclusion Award

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    We’re proud to announce that UsableNet has been recognized with a Diversity and Inclusion Award by VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired during the Annual Employer/Partner Networking breakfast.

    Hosted by VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired, a nonprofit who promotes the independence of people of all ages who are blind or visually impaired, these awards are a way to recognize employers who pursue the initiative of developing a diverse workforce that includes the legally blind. VISIONS' Award for Diversity and Inclusion bring focus to companies like UsableNet and Amazon that are making it their priority to diversify their workforce and create a company culture of inclusion.

    UsableNet coordinates the testing of site/ apps by members of the disability community, to gather feedback and make recommendations that improve accessibility and usability. Learn more about the UsableNet Audit process and how UsableNet AQA enables digital teams to find, fix, test and report on accessibility.

    VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired, incorporated in 1926, is a nonprofit rehabilitation and social service organization whose purpose is to develop and implement programs to:

    • Assist people of all ages who are blind or visually impaired to lead independent and active lives in their homes and communities.
    • Educate the public to understand the capabilities and needs of all people who are blind or visually impaired so that they can be integrated into all aspects of community life.  Read more about VISIONS missions and services on their Website.

    For more about the increased demand for user testing from the disability community, check out this blog post.

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